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A local authority must designate an officer of the authority (to be known as the “family social work standards officer”) as having responsibility for the following matters in relation to social work conducted by or on behalf of the authority in connection with children and persons who care for children—
(a)raising standards in social work practice;
(b)raising awareness of relevant research evidence amongst persons engaged in social work;
(c)promoting adaptation of social work practice in the light of relevant research evidence.
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